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What is industrialization? going from an agriculture based econmoy to a factory based econmoy
What is mechanization? moving from hand work to machine work
What is productivity? How much of value can be produced in a given amount of time
Where did manufacturing take place before the IR? India
List four industries strongly influenced by the IR. The triangle factory,The great depression
What sort of new engine provided power for the IR? Horse power engines
Who were the Luddites. The Luddites were named after 'General Ned Ludd' or 'King Ludd', a mythical figure who lived in Sherwood Forest and supposedly led the movement.
Why did England become the birthplace of the IR? The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban.
What role did England’s colonies play in that country’s IR. The Industrial Revolution brought about a greater volume and variety of factory-produced goods and raised the standard of living for many people, particularly for the middle and upper classes.
What are textiles? A type of cloth or fabric.
What freedom did workers give up in moving from a cottage industry in textiles, to factory produced textiles? Innovations in carding and spinning enabled by advances in cast iron technology resulted in the creation of larger spinning mules and water frames. The machinery was housed in water-powered mills on streams.
Who invented a cheap method for making steel? A report released yesterday in the journal Nature highlights a step in this direction that uses electricity instead of heat to extract iron.
Two major improvements in transportation during the Industrial Revolution. The growth of the Industrial Revolution depended on the ability to transport raw materials and finished goods over long distances.
Which class benefited from the Industrial Revolution the most? The clergy and the nobles.
The century during which the IR began. 18th century
What was the skill level of the average worker before and after the IR? There’s a recent working paper by Alexandra de Pleijt and Jacob Weisdorf that looks at skill composition of the English workforce from 1550 through 1850.
Where was most work done before and after the IR? In the castle
What material was used for fuel before and after the IR? In yo mom
Who or what set the pace of work before and after the IR? The marie antinitte
What level of productivity was achieved before and after the IR? the anser
Who invented an improved steam engine that powered the IR? yo daddy
Created by: alv0620